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New Year's 'gift': Petrol price increased by Rs4.6

06:32 PM | 31 Dec, 2017
New Year's 'gift': Petrol price increased by Rs4.6
ISLAMABAD - Due to an increase in the exchange rate of the US dollar, petrol prices in the country have been increased ahead of the New Year.

The government on Sunday announced an increase an price of petrol by Rs4.6, High Speed Diesel by Rs3.96, and Light Speed Diesel by Rs6.25.

The new price of Petrol is Rs81.53; High Speed Diesel Rs 89.91; and Light Speed Diesel Rs58.37.

Earlier this week, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) had proposed an increase in petroleum product prices from January 01, 2018.

The regulatory body had forwarded the summary in this regard to ministry of petroleum which was approved by the ministry of finance after consultation with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

The price of oil has increased in the international market over the previous 20 days and the Pakistani rupee has also devalued against the dollar.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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